Deer Hunting

The Trophy Belt’s ‘Buckle’

Stokes County arguably could be called the “buckle” of North Carolina’s trophy-deer belt, which stretches from Northampton County in the northeast to Ashe County in the state’s northwest corner. […]


A Rut to Get Into

The verdict isn’t unanimous, but among deer hunters, it’s generally agreed that your chances of harvesting a trophy buck are never better than when the peak of the breeding season or “rut” approaches. […]